revocation

Definitions

  • Revocation of the Edict Of Nantes——556
    Revocation of the Edict Of Nantes——556
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n revocation the act (by someone having the authority) of annulling something previously done "the revocation of a law"
    • n revocation the state of being cancelled or annulled
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Revocation The act by which one, having the right, annuls an act done, a power or authority given, or a license, gift, or benefit conferred; repeal; reversal; as, the revocation of an edict, a power, a will, or a license.
    • Revocation The act of calling back, or the state of being recalled; recall. "One that saw the people bent for the revocation of Calvin, gave him notice of their affection."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n revocation The act of revoking or recalling; also, the state of being recalled or summoned back.
    • n revocation The act of revoking or annulling; the reversal of a thing done by the revoker or his predecessor in the same authority; the calling back of a thing granted, or the making void of some deed previously existing; also, the state of being revoked or annulled; reversal; repeal; annulment: as, the revocation of a will.
    • n revocation Synonyms see renounce, abolish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Revocation a recalling: repeal: reversal
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. revocatio,: cf. F. révocation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. revocārere-, back, vocāre, to call.

Usage

In literature:

You will see that I shall be overwhelmed with petitions and pamphlets, demanding of me the revocation of the edict of Nantes.
"Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry" by Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
Blamed, however, the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Afternoon and Evening of Friedrich's Life--1763-1786" by Thomas Carlyle
The so-called offer would neither be revocable nor unaccepted.
"The Common Law" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
You will see that I shall be overwhelmed with petitions and pamphlets, demanding of me the revocation of the edict of Nantes.
"Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry" by Baron Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
Enough for you that it has saved your child's future, and secured him his heritage past all revocation.
"Two Men of Sandy Bar" by Bret Harte
The magnificent establishment of Saint-Cyr, followed closely upon the revocation of the edict of Nantes.
"The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete" by Duc de Saint-Simon
His revocation of the charter had necessarily separated him from Gamba and the advanced liberals.
"The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton
In the northeastern, or Frisian portion, however; the grants of land were never in the form of revocable benefices or feuds.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66" by John Lothrop Motley
It is said the Roman King Ferdinand is urging the revocation of the order.
"Barbara Blomberg, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Therefore, in her view, her vows were revocable.
"The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series" by Rafael Sabatini
He was anxious lest it should prove to be a revocation of the former offer.
"Casanova's Homecoming" by Arthur Schnitzler
But, how, on this revocation of my appointment, shall I be able to pacify him?
"Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
He, certainly, may now be a member, without revocation of the vote.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6" by Samuel Johnson
If you could procure the revocation of this incapacitating edict, you would deliver an unhappy man from great affliction.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Boswell
How was the revocation of the edict of Nantes overruled for the good of the Huguenots of France?
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII" by John Lord
There are, however, important considerations which forbid a sudden and general revocation of the measures that have been produced by the war.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Edited by James D. Richardson
Copy of Clarissa's humble letter to her sister, imploring the revocation of her father's heavy malediction.
"Clarissa, Volume 7" by Samuel Richardson
By a royal decree of October 20, 1545, the desired revocation was granted.
"A History of the Philippines" by David P. Barrows
Certainly he had taken no step that was not revocable.
"Chippinge Borough" by Stanley J. Weyman
Romilly was the grandson of a French mechanic, who, with his wife, fled to England, on the revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
"Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland" by Henry B. Stanton
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In poetry:

Take thou no joy in any passing dream
Of revocation from their stainless state!
Love them: haste on, till thou to others seem
As these to thee--their mate,
A waning name, a date!
"Revoke Not" by Thomas Runciman

In news:

Education Nampa Classical Academy Appeals Charter Revocation .
Siler rules N.C DOT revocation unlawful.
AT&T operates in Missouri after license revocation .
Nightclub to challenge business license revocation .
CUP revocation right thing for Pharaoh's.
GAC Challenges Pilot Certificate Revocation Rule.
TSA Suspends Enforcement of Certificate Revocation .
Belated appeals rule doesn't apply to probation revocations.
As for the former chief's legal troubles, the city attorney said Armijo will contest the revocation of his certification and hopes to reapply for his position.
The revocation is a response to the Sept 2 alcohol-related death of Fresno State student and Theta Chi pledge Philip Dhanens, 18, of Bakersfield.
A total of 23 cases were on Friday's docket for Wetzel County Circuit Court, including several arraignments, two guilty pleas, and three probation revocation hearings.
Toledo nursing home faces license revocation.
VFW to appeal liquor license revocation.
4, possession of Class B drug, operating after revocation.
Pamela D Bundy, trustee of the Pamela D Bundy Revocable Trust Agreement.
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In science:

Partanen. A Revocation, Validation and Authentication Protocol for SPKIBased Delegation Systems. in Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium. 2000.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
Formal Treatment of Certificate Revocation Under Communal Access Control. in IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. 2001. D.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
PII records, all without completely compromising anonymity (see revocable anonymity).
A Revised Classification of Anonymity
An efficient system for non-transferable anonymous credentials with optional anonymity revocation.
The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management
In addition, the patterns used for test suites should be applicable to other tests, such as security vulnerability checks or checks on certificate revocation lists (CRLs).
Evaluating Trust in Grid Certificates
In addition, it imposes requirements on CA revocation services.
Evaluating Trust in Grid Certificates
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